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A chain reaction of love

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at St. Luke’s, Stephenville, on Sunday, September 8, 2019. St Luke’s Stephenville 2019             13 Pentecost – Proper 17C           September 8 Every time we celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation  we say together the Baptismal Covenant,  reminding ourselves that we are called into the Body of Christ  as living members the Body – all equally needed and equally valued – and, we are called into the Body for a purpose beyond ourselves:  to proclaim…

Married to amazement

Bishop Scott Mayer visited St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Keller, on Sunday, April 7. He preached this sermon. Listen to the podcast or read the text below.   St Martin’s, Keller 2019          5 Lent – Year C                April 7 Maybe you’ve heard the story about a Greyhound who retired from dog-racing during his prime. If you’ve ever been to a dog-track, you know that it’s true that Greyhounds race against each other. But, in reality they are chasing something. At the end of…

The way of love

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on January 13, 2019.     All Saints Fort Worth 2019                       1 Epiphany                            January 13 Now, as always – when we celebrate baptism or confirmation – we will say together the Baptismal Covenant, reminding ourselves that we are called into the Body of Christ  for a purpose beyond ourselves: to proclaim and…

Arise, shine, for your light has come

This is the sermon the Rev. Canon Janet Waggoner preached at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 2018. Epiphany – Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 I speak to you in the name of the Living God – Holy Trinity, ever One. Amen. “Arise, shine, for your light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.” As you sit here today, in the midst of the…

Epiphany III

The Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls – Wichita Falls, Texas Year C – Epiphany III Readings: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21 I speak to you in the name of the Living God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Amen. We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord And we pray that our unity may one day be restored And…